TechnologyJoint Commission issues Guidelines for Dealing With a Cyberattack
The Sentinel Event Alert, titled "Preserving Patient Safety After a Cyberattack," informs health system leadership on how to react once...
TechnologyDo Consumers Care About Healthcare Privacy and Security?
A recent survey finds that consumers aren't concerned about protecting their personal health information on digital channels, and they may...
TelehealthFTC, HHS, Warn of HIPAA Risks from Online Tracking Tech
Letters to providers highlight concerns stemming from use of technologies that may share a user's sensitive health data.
TechnologyHCA's Massive Data Breach Affects 11M Patients Nationwide
The for-profit, megasystem has launched a webpage to keep patients informed.
Human ResourcesSolving the Cybersecurity Skills Shortage with Creative Recruitment
A gamified approach is needed to solve the cybersecurity skills gap; here's how recruiters can adapt to this.
TechnologyHow Sky Lakes Medical Center Overcame a Ransomware Attack
The Oregon hospital's director of information systems talks about lessons learned from a 2020 attack by Russian hackers that forced...
TechnologyFTC RFI Wants Comments on Cloud Competition, Security
The public will have until May 22 to submit comments, which will be posted to Regulations.gov.
TelehealthMultistate AG Coaltion Urges Apple to Ensure Privacy of Third-Party Health Apps
In a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook, the AGs say patient privacy has become a priority since the SCOTUS...
TechnologyCHIME, Health-ISAC Partner to Provide Security Alerts, Tactics for Members
Data vulnerabilities, threat bulletins, and other actionable information will flow to security teams.
FinanceData Breach Lawsuit Costs Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System $340K
The healthcare provider admitted to no wrongdoing in the settlement.
TechnologyThird-Party Cloud Computing Risk Management Guide Now Available for Healthcare Providers
Cloud Security Alliance guide describes risks to everything from patient privacy to an organization's reputation.
FinanceData Breaches Hit Healthcare Industry Right in The Wallet
Average breach costs in healthcare increased to $10.1 million this year.